Category: News/World

U.S. southwest bakes under record-setting first heat wave of the year

[ad_1] The first heat wave of the year is expected to maintain its grip on the U.S. southwest for at least another day Friday, after records tumbled across the region with temperatures soaring past 43 C from California to Arizona. Although the official start of summer is still two weeks away, roughly half of Arizona and Nevada […]

Who will Donald Trump choose as his vice-presidential running mate?

[ad_1] With the Republican convention to formally nominate the party’s presidential candidate around the corner, Donald Trump will be making his vice-presidential running mate selection soon enough. Trump, the 2016 outsider candidate who upended the party, chose Mike Pence then. That political alliance ended when Pence refused to heed Trump’s pleas to not officially certify Joe […]

Just call her Giorgia: Italian PM Meloni’s transformation from the margins to power broker

[ad_1] Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni’s final rally last week ahead of the European elections was déjà vu through a softened lens. When campaigning for national Italian elections in late 2022, Meloni stood in the same historic Piazza del Popolo in Rome. There, as leader of Brothers of Italy, a once-outlier party with neo-Fascist roots, […]

Danish PM assaulted in Copenhagen, suspect arrested

[ad_1] Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen was assaulted by a man on a square in the capital of Copenhagen, the state news agency Ritzau reported Friday. Copenhagen police confirmed on the X platform that one person was arrested in the case and an investigation was underway. There was no immediate word on how the assault […]